INVITATION AND SUBMISSION OF COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT BUDGET
AND TARIFFS AND RELATED POLICIES 2016/2017
The Draft Budget for 2016/2017 was submitted at a Council Meeting held on Thursday 31 March 2016 at
16:00 in the Council Chambers. Approval was given on the following with effect from 1 July 2016:
1) Draft Operating, Capital and Personnel Budgets for the 2016/2017 financial year in terms of Section
160(2)(3)(b) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996), read with Section 16(2) of the
Municipal Finance Management Act No. 56 of 2003 (as amended);
2) Tariffs in terms of section 10G(7)(a) and (b) of the Local Government Transition Act, No 209 of 1993 (as
amended), read with section 75A of the Local Municipal Systems Act, 32 of 2000 (as amended) and with
section 14 of the Municipal Property Rates Act, No. 6 of 2004 (as amended) as follows:
Determination of taxable land values and assessment rates; Electricity; Water; Water (Ga-Nala
Entity); Refuse Removal; Drainage Services; Parking Areas; Approval of Building Plans;
Cultural Centre; Rental for Community Halls in Lynnville and Schoongezicht; Fire Brigade
Services; Recreation Resort; Market Services; Railway Service lines and Private Sidings;
Cemetery Fees; Issuing of Certificates and the Furnishing of information; Library Services;
Rental of stadiums; Service Contributions; Rental Hawkers; Rental Tariffs – Business Properties
and Flats and Sundry Tariffs.
The general purpose of the amendment is to: Increase the assessment rates and increase the tariffs of
charges. NB: The amendment to the tariffs will come into effect on 1 July 2016.
CLOSING DATE FOR REPRESENTATIONS:
MONDAY 9 MAY 2016 AT 11:00
Any person who wishes to comment on the abovementioned documents must do so in writing and marked
“Representations regarding 2016/2017 Draft Budget” to the Municipal Manager within the stipulated
inspection period on or before 9 May 2016 at 11:00
P.O. Box 3, eMalahleni Central, or
Fax 013 690 6207 or
Any person who wishes to object to the amendments of the tariffs must do so in writing within (21)
twenty one days after date on which this notice appears, i.e. on or before Monday 9 May 2016 in the
Tender Box, which is situated next to the Civic Centre, Mandela Street, eMalahleni.
COPIES OF THE 2016/2017 DRAFT BUDGET WILL BE DISPLAYED AT THE FOLLOWING VENUES:
A) OFFICE OF THE ACTING CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, (MR. LA MAKGALE), 1ST FLOOR, CIVIC CENTRE,
MANDELA STREET, eMALAHLENI;
B) OGIES OFFICES, (MS. E MAHLANGU), 1 MAIN ROAD (OLD PRIMARY SCHOOL), OGIES.
C) GA-NALA OFFICES, (MS. M. NKADIMENG), QUENTEN STREET, GA-NALA;
D) LYNNVILLE PAY-POINT;
E) HLALANIKAHLE PAY-POINT;
F) EXTENSIONS 6 PAY-POINT;
G) WILGE PAY-POINT.
H) EMALAHLENI MUNICIPALITY WEBSITE
FOR CLARITY AFTER PERUSAL OF THE DRAFT BUDGET – CONTACT MR. J.J.J. VENTER (ASSISTANT
MANAGER: BUDGETING AT 013 690 6246).
T JANSE VAN VUUREN
P.O. Box 3
NOTICE NUMBER: 17/2016